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Valentine's Day

Closer Look: Welcoming America; 'We Stood Up'; And More

Feb 14, 2017
Protesters stand outside of the South Domestic Terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Sunday. The Atlanta airport protest was among several that occurred in airports across the country.
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Tuesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

StoryCorps Atlanta

This is a story about love, loss and second chances.

Michelle Foster and Kirk Smith both lost their spouses to cancer within about a year of each other. They went about their lives without any knowledge of one another, but it would not continue that way. Michelle, now Michelle Foster-Smith, told the couple's story in the StoryCorps Atlanta booth.

This story was recorded in partnership with the Atlanta History Center, which hosts Atlanta's StoryCorps Booth

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For Valentine’s Day, here's a story about a long separation, where – finally – the boy and the girl are united.

This is not a story about people. It's not even a story about animals.

This is a story about plants.

First, a very short botany review: Most plants are both male and female. Their flowers have both parts. But some kinds of plants aren't like that; there are males with male flowers, and females with female flowers.

Juan Montier

Monday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

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The weekend before Valentine's Day has classic rock tributes and Italian love songs and everything in-between.

Contributor Mara Davis joins host emeritus Steve Goss for a look ahead at upcoming concerts.